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  1. Indonesia - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law No. 13/2003 concerning Manpower. (Undang-undang No. 13/2003 tentang Ketenagakerjaan) - Act on-line in Indonesian

    Adoption: 2003-03-25 | IDN-2003-L-64764

    Comprehensive legislation on labour relations. Divided into 17 parts. Part 1 contains definitions. Part 2 sets forth statutory bases, basic principles and objectives. Part 3 provides for equal opportunity to get a job without discrimination, and to receive equal treatment from employer. Part 4 deals with manpower planning and manpower information. Part 5 provides for job training. Part 6 regulates job placement. Part 7 provides for extension of job opportunities. Part 8 deals with employment of workers with foreign citizenship. Part 9 governs employment relations. Part 10 makes provision for protection, payment of wages, and welfare. Part 11 deals with industrial relations, Part 12 with termination of employment, and Part 13 with manpower development. Part 14 regulates labour inspection, and Part 15 investigation. Part 16 contains criminal regulations and provides for administrative sanctions. Finally, Part 17 contains transitional regulations.

  2. Indonesia - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law on Manpower Affairs (No. 25 of 1997).

    Adoption: 1997-10-03 | Date of entry into force: 2000-11-10 | IDN-1997-L-48383

    Comprehensive legislation on human resources development and labour relations. Manpower development shall be based on the principle of "Pancasila" and shall guarantee equal opportunities and treatment (ss. 5,6). The government shall draw up plans on manpower development and collect relevant information. Chapter V covers employment relationships, including matters related to labour contracts, probation period, and termination of contract. Chapter VI contains susbtantive provisions on industrial relations, which shall be based on the "treatment of workers as human beings on the basis of equal partnership...." Part II of the Chapter provides for the right to establish trade unions and prohibits interference in such activities by employers. Unions shall be registered with the government. This Chapter also provides for employers' organization, a Bipartite Cooperation Institute, and a Tripartite Cooperation Institute. Companies which are not subject to a collective agreement shall draw up "corporate regulations" which shall provide for rights of employers and workers, working requirements, and conduct of the company. Part 7 of this chapter regards collective labour agreements. Part 8 covers industrial disputes and provides for settlement through mediation, arbitration, or through an Industrial Dispute Settlement Institute (s. 71). S. 74 provides for the right to strike; s. 76 limits such action to the company concerned. Employers have the right to conduct a lock-out. Ss. 85-88 cover termination of employment. Chapter VII covers protection, wages, and welfare. Prohibits the employment of children, and provides minimum protection standards for children who are employed under special circumstances. Prohibits employment of young workers and women in underground mines and workplaces which endanger their health or "decency". Provides for hours of work, rest times, and overtime, maternity protection, special rest periods for female workers, minimum wage, and protection in the event of company bakruptcy. Chapter VIII covers job training and apprenticeships, Chapter IX regards manpower placement services; Chapter X regards expatriate manpower; and Chapter XI employment in the informal sector. Chapters XII-XV regard human resources development and administrative matters.

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